Gov't Urges Public Workers To Blow Whistle On Wrongdoing

Law360, London (September 21, 2020, 4:40 PM BST) -- Government workers should have the confidence to raise serious concerns about potential issues they see in the workplace, the Ministry of Justice said in newly published guidance.

The government wants staff to report on matters such as the misuse of office, ignoring inconvenient facts or deceiving parliament, the ministry said, in its outline of policies and procedures for whistleblowers. 

The guidance, which applies to all civil servants, including those who work for non-departmental public bodies, was previously available internally but was not published to the broader public until Friday.

"If an employee is asked to do something, or is aware that...

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